Social mobility, is it going to happen, now?
Another insightful article by Polly Toynbee, applies to USA as well as UK. In this she says: "There is only one important question and no one has an answer: how can enough voters be persuaded to will the necessary shift [in social mobility], to convince the older/richer voters to make some sacrifice?" Well for a start, it would be no sacrifice. Enough voters could be persuaded to act on inequality if the message is tailored to them particularly the rich , as a fairer world is
Listen, learn & lead
To many this election result was the the nightmare scenario. I am saddened but not surprised, however we are where we are, we have to move forward and be positive. America voted for change, or at least voted for things not to stay the same, as it was not clear what change would look like! Millions felt disengaged and ignored so rejected the establishment politics, as it had not made life better. Just like the Brexit vote. Trump tapped into this discontent, voters did not care